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June 2022

Local Plan one step away from adoption after Cabinet approval

With approval at Cabinet, if members of the full council agree on Tuesday 12 July the Local Plan will be adopted.

Omega West planning approval welcomed

More than 1,000 jobs will be made available to residents in St Helens borough after planning permission was granted for two new warehouses in Bold as part of a three-phase development at Omega West.

Top authors to encourage St Helens youngsters to go creative at Festival of Imagination

Top authors will be passing on their literary tips to youngsters in St Helens borough next month when a special Festival of Imagination launches across three different venues.

Liverpool City Region Freeport Chair visits Parkside site in St Helens Borough

The Chair of the Liverpool City Region Freeport has visited Parkside to see work under way to unlock the huge potential that Freeport status for the site will bring.

New borough housing strategy envisions quality and accessible homes for all

A new Housing Strategy for St Helens Borough has been adopted by the council's Cabinet.

Ambitious strategy shapes future of highways network following multi-million pound funding boost

An ambitious strategy which sets out how St Helens Borough Council will proactively manage, maintain, and invest in its highway and infrastructure network over the next five years was adopted at a cabinet meeting this afternoon (Wednesday 22 June 2022).

Local Plan moves closer to adoption with independent inspectors' approval

The St Helens Borough Local Plan could move closer to adoption as Cabinet members consider the final version.

Explore St Helens Crematorium and Bereavement Services at public Open Day

Meet the team, explore the grounds and see the recently completed modernisation.

Have Your Say: New active travel routes for St Helens to boost cycling and walking

Communities in St Helens Borough are invited to have their say on new walking and cycling routes as part of plans to make everyday journeys on foot and bike more appealing.

Warning issued about ketamine harm

A warning has been issued to local young people and their parents about the use of ketamine and the health problems it can cause.

Families across Merseyside invited to access free baby brain and bonding NSPCC tips

To mark Infant Mental Health Awareness week, the NSPCC is inviting parents across Merseyside to take part in its campaign to help families build stronger bonds with their babies.

St Helens Building Bridges support programme recognised at national celebration event

An innovative programme designed to support families in St Helens Borough affected by alcohol dependency has been recognised at a national celebration event highlighting best practice across the country.